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Alumnus Wheat’s anti-war poetry featured

Maxwell Corydon Wheat Jr. '51 and a proposal to make him the first poet laureate of Nassau County on Long Island were mentioned in a story in the Tuesday, June 5 issue of The New York Times.

The story says that the appointment was rejected, 6-1, after some county legislators heard about his writings opposing the war in Iraq.

Read Nassau Rejects Poet Nominee Over Words About War in Iraq.